cellular blue nevus


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cel·lu·lar blue ne·vus

a large, acquired blue nevus in which melanocytes are often clear and large, alternating with pigmented spindle cells and which may expand deeply into the subcutis; malignant change is very rare.

cel·lu·lar blue ne·vus

(selyū-lăr blū nēvŭs)
Large, acquired blue skin manifestation in which melanocytes are often clear and large, alternating with pigmented spindle cells; may expand deeply into the subcutis.
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The histologic differential diagnosis of hyalinizing Spitz nevus includes dermatofibroma, desmoplastic cellular blue nevus, metastatic carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.
First described by Seab et al, (43) this entity causes significant confusion owing to its resemblance to a pigmented Spitz nevus, BN, malignant melanoma, and cellular blue nevus.
2,5,9) Benign lesions with relatively low risk include congenital melanocytic nevus, nevus of Ota, nevus of Ito, and cellular blue nevus.